Regain Data from Micro SD Card Showing RAW File System

“All I am asking is that I just want my files back. I had clicked and captured more than 500 photos and recorded videos on my micro SD card. I got ‘file system corruption’ error message when I removed MicroSD card from phone and connected it to my system; but my PC shows that MicroSD card’s file system as RAW. What should I do now? Is this issue permanent or can I get back valuable photos that were saved in RAW MicroSD card?”

Micro SD card is the most commonly used storage media in Smartphones, mobile phones, cameras and other digital gadgets. User can imply this MicroSD card as storage device to save captured pictures, videos and audio files. However Micro SD card can show RAW file system if it not handled properly. Once file system turns RAW, data saved on MicroSD card cannot be accessed. Below given are some reasons behind MicroSD showing RAW file system:

  • Improper formatting or re-formatting Micro SD card can damage its file system
  • Abruptly removing MicroSD card from computer or from digital device when files are being transferred or accessed
  • MicroSD card shows RAW file system when used it on various systems which don’t have proper antivirus protection
  • Virus or malware intrusion on MicroSD memory card corrupts its file system and shows RAW file system upon trying to access files saved in it

Don’t get upset upon facing file loss issues as listed above when Micro SD card is showing RAW file system. It is certain that files cannot be accessed manually and hence user must make use of relevant third party card recovery software.

About Yodot Photo Recovery:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the limelight of all computer experts when data needs to be recovered from MicroSD card that shows RAW file system. User just needs to install and run the utility that is accompanied with simple list of options. The most liked feature of this application is its user friendly design that provides assistance even for beginners to get back valuable files from RAW MicroSD card in simple steps. In addition, this Photo recovery software is included with best techniques to get files from MicroSD card showing RAW file system, corrupt or formatted errors. Also, users can recover pictures from damaged MicroSD card along with video files, audio files and other documents. Other than MicroSD card, users can get back deleted or lost data from SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD, CF, MMC and Memory Sticks on different versions of Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008) as well as Mac (Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mavericks) platforms. Moreover, you can view rescued media files and make sure that needed information is restored effectively.

Steps to restore data when MicroSD card is showing RAW file system:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery application in a healthy computer
  • After completion of installation process, run the program and follow onscreen instructions
  • From the main screen, click on ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option and then carry on to next window
  • Select storage drive representing Micro SD card, from where data has to be restored
  • From next window, mark all file types that has to be rescued and initiate file recovery procedure
  • As soon as scanning process gets completed, user can view recovered  list of files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Select preferred view and preview recovered media files i.e. photo, video and audio file to check file quality
  • Later save recovered files to available storage location on your computer or on external storage drive

Useful Suggestions:

  • Avoid using MicroSD card on different computers which don’t have suitable antivirus security
  • Keep backup of important files present in MicroSD on separate storage medium
  • Follow proper procedure while formatting MicroSD card on digital device or computer

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